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May 26, 2024

Baton Rouge, LA – BRPD Responds to Injury Crash on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

May 26, 2024

Baton Rouge, LA (August 09, 2021) – Emergency responders from Baton Rouge along with local law enforcement were called to the site of a road accident with injuries at about 8:10 p.m. about 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 9th,

Police reports state that the collision occurred in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10 on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge, resulting in gridlock back to Butte La Rose.

Paramedics on the scene worked to medically assess and treat those involved and administer the appropriate medical care. 

No more information, including the number of injured victims and the extent of their injuries, is currently available as the investigation is still ongoing.  

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Injury Accidents in Baton Rouge

8.09 Baton Rouge, LA - BRPD Responds to Injury Crash on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

After almost any car crash, victims will be left with serious injuries. Common injuries caused by car accidents include fractured and broken bones, injury to vital organs, traumatic brain injuries, and spinal column damage. These and many other disastrous crash-related injuries could force victims to undergo long and expensive hospitalizations, medical treatments, and even long-term care. 

The psychological and bodily injuries that are often endured by accident victims can cause them to develop a handicap and be unable to work. Under certain circumstances, victims may be out of work for a few weeks. In very dire situations, victims may never be able to work again.  

When an accident that stems from another’s negligence causes someone harm, it is imperative that they reach out to a dependable car accident attorney in New Orleans as soon as they can do so. When blameless victims are hurt in accidents, we work tirelessly to ensure they see justice and financial compensation.  

If you are thinking about filing a personal injury claim following a car accident, it is important that you secure legal representation from an experienced and reputable car accident attorney who understands the circumstances surrounding your accident and all the legal nuances that can influence your claim.

Our Louisiana personal injury attorneys fully support our clients and work hard to make sure they receive maximum compensation for their damages. 

Anytime a person is harmed in an accident because of the negligence of another, it is important that they get reliable legal advice from an experienced personal injury attorney in Louisiana right away. Victims normally discover they have a wide variety of legal alternatives available to them as they look for financial recovery.

Our New Orleans auto accident attorneys at Smiley Law Firm are focused on the health and happiness of our clients. When victims are harmed in car crashes through no fault of their own, we work diligently to ensure they see justice, monetary recovery, and their opponents brought to account. 

If you were injured in a vehicle collision, don’t wait to get in touch with our car accident attorneys in Louisiana by calling our offices at 504-688-3494 or 504-822-2222, and schedule a free case evaluation to learn about the legal options you have available.

Note: These posts are constructed with the use of secondary sources. These sources include but are not limited to local and state news stories, local and state police accident reports, social media platforms, and eyewitness accounts about injury accidents that take place in New Orleans and throughout Louisiana. We did not independently verify the fact surrounding this accident. If you locate any information that is inaccurate, please contact our firm and we will correct the post to reflect the most accurate information available. We will also remove this post upon request.

Disclaimer: These posts are created to raise awareness about the dangers of driving in Louisiana. We hope that by casting light on serious accidents like this one, other drivers will take heed, and avoid being seriously injured in a similar accident. This post is not a solicitation for business. The information contained in this post is not intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the accident scene.

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